The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria expresses its deep appreciation to Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for his leadership as Chair of the Board. He has served the Global Fund with a high degree of commitment and passion. During his tenure, Dr. Ghebreyesus has guided the Board to address significant challenges and to make important decisions for the future of the Global Fund. He has led with commitment and determination the development of a comprehensive reform agenda, which will lead to a more efficient and effective Global Fund.
The Board also expresses its sincere gratitude to Dr. Ernest Loevinsohn who has served with distinction as Vice-Chair. He has been instrumental in managing difficult issues and has played a significant role in coordinating important initiatives spearheaded by the Board leadership.
This decision does not have material budgetary implications for the 2011 Operating Expenses Budget.